Parents raising children with autism feel their isolation

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    Parents raising children with autism feel their isolation - Bradenton Herald

    Perhaps the best known attribute of autism is the way a child will isolates into their own world.

    That is just the surface and depends on what kind of autism the child has. However, isolation is a common thread parents have with their autistic children because autism is not well understood in the general public, according to Paula Lewis, a mother of three children, all who are autistic.

    Lewis said the challenges of everyday tasks and activities are compounded by the disorder.
     
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